Dante Alighieri Quiz

Dante Alighieri's portrait by Sandro Botticelli.

Dante Alighieri’s portrait by Sandro Botticelli. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Dante Alighieri Quiz Questions

1) Divine Comedy, originally known as Comedy, is the most famous book written by Dante Alighieri. Which of the following is not a canticle of Divine Comedy?
a) Inferno
b) Limbo
c) Paradisio
d) Purgatorio

2) When was Dante Alighieri born?
a) 1248
b) 1260
c) 1265
d) 1270

3) Where was Dante Alighieri born?
a) Venice
b) Florence
c) Naples
d) Genoa

4) To whom did Dante Alighieri dedicate many of his poems?
a) Gemma Donati
b) Beatrice Portinari
c) Simone dei Bardi
d) Charles of Valois

5) In which battle that took place on 11 June 1289 did Dante Alighieri fight?
a) Battle of Benevento
b) Battle of Campaldino
c) Battle of Ulm
d) Battle of Madrid

Statue of Dante in the Piazza di Santa Croce in Florence

Statue of Dante in the Piazza di Santa Croce in Florence (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

6) Which political faction did Dante Alighieri join?
a) Black Guelphs
b) Red Guelphs
c) White Guelphs
d) Yellow Guelphs

7) Which is Dante Alighieri’s first book?
a) New Life
b) Banquet
c) Canzone of the Three Ladies
d) Monarchy

8) Who guides Dante Alighieri through hell and purgatory in Divine Comedy?
a) Horace
b) Seneca
c) Virgil
d) Cicero

9) Who of the following emperors is placed in heaven in Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri?
a) Napoleon
b) Constantine
c) Akbar
d) George V

10) Where did Dante Alighieri die?
a) Lisbon
b) Paris
c) Ravenna
d) Verona

Dante Alighieri Quiz Questions with Answers

The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (Folio 11)

The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (Folio 11) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1) Divine Comedy, originally known as Comedy, is the most famous book written by Dante Alighieri. Which of the following is not a canticle of Divine Comedy?
b) Limbo

2) When was Dante Alighieri born?
c) 1265

3) Where was Dante Alighieri born?
b) Florence

4) To whom did Dante Alighieri dedicate many of his poems?
b) Beatrice Portinari

5) In which battle that took place on 11 June 1289 did Dante Alighieri fight?
b) Battle of Campaldino

6) Which political faction did Dante Alighieri join?
c) White Guelphs

7) Which is Dante Alighieri’s first book?
a) New Life

8) Who guides Dante Alighieri through hell and purgatory in Divine Comedy?
c) Virgil

9) Who of the following emperors is placed in heaven in Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri?
b) Constantine

10) Where did Dante Alighieri die?
c) Ravenna

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Updated: March 26, 2017 — 3:31 am

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